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    M.P.E.C. 2018-V51                                Issued 2018 Nov. 6, 14:52 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
        on behalf of Division F of the International Astronomical Union by the
              Minor Planet Center, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
                              Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2012 VM6
    
                               Revision to MPEC 2012-V32
    
    Additional Observations:
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.35289 04 17 13.82 +24 34 33.7          21.6 GVEV051G96
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.36144 04 17 11.75 +24 33 51.9          21.4 GVEV051G96
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.36717 04 17 10.36 +24 33 23.7          20.2 GVEV051G96
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.37680 04 17 07.95 +24 32 36.9          20.2 GVEV051G96
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.39675 04 17 02.91 +24 30 58.9          21.0 GVEV051G96
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.39933 04 17 02.27 +24 30 46.2          20.6 GVEV051G96
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.40336 04 17 01.27 +24 30 26.2          20.7 GVEV051G96
         K12V06M  C2018 11 05.42242304 16 56.16 +24 28 48.5          20.8 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M KC2018 11 05.42735504 16 54.99 +24 28 23.8          21.1 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M KC2018 11 05.43196404 16 53.85 +24 28 00.9          20.5 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M KC2018 11 05.43897104 16 52.18 +24 27 26.2          20.7 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M KC2018 11 05.93995 04 15 20.31 +23 47 18.0          20.6 GVEV051J04
         K12V06M KC2018 11 05.94506 04 15 19.16 +23 46 55.1          20.1 GVEV051J04
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.14662304 14 39.60 +23 30 41.9          20.7 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.15093104 14 38.68 +23 30 22.5          20.9 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.16082504 14 36.57 +23 29 38.3          20.7 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.16948004 14 34.71 +23 28 59.4          20.6 GVEV051H01
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.27758 04 14 10.62 +23 20 52.0          20.6 GVEV051I52
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.28058 04 14 09.92 +23 20 38.1          20.8 GVEV051I52
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.28359 04 14 09.22 +23 20 24.3          20.5 GVEV051I52
         K12V06M  C2018 11 06.28659 04 14 08.51 +23 20 10.7          21.5 GVEV051I52
         K12V06M IC2018 11 06.36446 04 13 49.18 +23 14 14.4                oEV051711
         K12V06M KC2018 11 06.36749 04 13 48.42 +23 13 59.8                oEV051711
         K12V06M KC2018 11 06.37055 04 13 47.70 +23 13 45.5                oEV051711
    
    Observer details:
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer J. G. Ries.  2.1-m reflector + CCD + focal
        reducer.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer G. J. Leonard.  Measurers B. M. Africano,
        E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer,
        H. Groeller, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard,
        R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer H. Groeller.  Measurers
        B. M. Africano, E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs,
        A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson,
        G. J. Leonard, R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observer D. Abreu.  Measurers
        A. Knoefel, D. Koschny, M. Micheli, M. Busch, E. Schwab.  1.0-m f/4.4
        reflector + CCD.
    
    First and last observations above in comparison with prediction:
    Residuals in seconds of arc (or integer in degrees), reference and Delta-T
    181105 G96   16-    0+    181106 711   16-    0-    MPO244114   +2.1 day
    
    Orbital elements:
    2012 VM6                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0364 AU
    Epoch 2019 Apr. 27.0 TT = JDT 2458600.5                 MPC
    M 202.56497              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.82265638     Peri.   98.73930     +0.82230511     +0.56532048
    a   1.1280380      Node   226.86678     -0.55082853     +0.76208726
    e   0.1662793      Incl.    5.11134     -0.14283643     +0.31565135
    P   1.20           H   25.3           G   0.15           U   4
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    121104 G96  0.1+  0.2+    121105 H21  0.1-  0.3+    181105 J04  0.1-  0.1-
    121104 G96  0.2-  0.1+    121106 204  0.4+  0.1+    181105 J04  0.1-  0.2+
    121104 G96  0.7+  0.2+    121106 204  0.4+  0.3-    181106 H01  0.1+  0.0
    121104 G96  0.1+  0.1+    181105 G96  0.9-  0.1+    181106 H01  0.0   0.1-
    121104 G96  0.2-  0.2-    181105 G96  0.1+  0.1-    181106 H01  0.1-  0.0
    121104 G96  0.3-  0.2-    181105 G96  0.8+  0.4-    181106 H01  0.1-  0.0
    121104 G96  0.4-  0.1+    181105 G96  0.8+  0.1-    181106 I52  0.2-  0.2+
    121104 G96  0.5-  0.0     181105 G96  0.0   0.3-    181106 I52  0.2-  0.0
    121104 G96  0.2-  0.3+    181105 G96  0.0   0.3-    181106 I52  0.1-  0.1-
    121104 G96  0.1+  0.0     181105 G96  0.1+  0.4-    181106 I52  0.1-  0.0
    121104 G96  0.1+  0.2-    181105 H01  0.4-  0.0     181106 711  0.3+  0.6+
    121104 G96  0.0   0.5-    181105 H01  0.1+  0.2-    181106 711  0.2-  0.3+
    121105 H21  0.1+  0.3+    181105 H01  0.1-  0.1-    181106 711  0.1-  0.4+
    121105 H21  0.1+  0.0     181105 H01  0.4+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 VM6                 a,e,i = 1.13, 0.17, 5                   q = 0.9405
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 10 07    09 54 19.1 +68 02 47   0.05953 0.9904    79.4    97.2    22.6
    ...
    2018 10 22    05 34 56.8 +49 16 57   0.05826 1.0250   119.2    58.0    21.3
    ...
    2018 10 30    04 43 08.7 +34 21 13   0.06631 1.0454   140.8    36.9    21.0
    ...
    2018 11 05    04 18 26.9 +25 03 46   0.07632 1.0612   154.9    23.3    20.9
    2018 11 06    04 15 02.4 +23 43 04   0.07830 1.0639   157.0    21.3    20.9
    2018 11 07    04 11 47.9 +22 25 54   0.08038 1.0666   159.1    19.4    20.9
    ...
    2018 11 13    03 55 25.6 +15 54 58   0.09468 1.0829   169.3     9.8    21.0
    ...
    2018 11 21    03 40 18.3 +10 02 40   0.1183  1.1047   170.2     8.8    21.5
    ...
    2018 12 06    03 26 53.8 +04 59 55   0.1753  1.1452   153.7    22.4    22.9
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-V51
    

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